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We must adhere to the Constitution: Amend it instead of interpreting: Mike Folmer

An ongoing debate in our nation is the question of whether our rule of law is a “living Constitution” or one that should be taken literally. The former says the Constitution was … more

Pipelines are critical to having strong infrastructure: Kurt Knaus

The state Department of Environmental Protection recently halted work on Sunoco’s Mariner East 2 pipeline project, which cuts through Dauphin County. Based on timelines included in the DEP … more

Closing Three Mile Island would hurt education, communities: Mary Carricato

Three Mile Island Generating Station will close in 2019 unless lawmakers in Harrisburg pass legislation that enables this crucial energy source to remain open. If TMI goes away, with it goes its tax … more

How Alexander Hamilton foresaw the likes of Donald Trump: David Cole

Legal scholars and progressives have long expressed doubt about the utility of courts in advancing social justice. They argue that judges are inherently conservative, that victories often prompt … more

Counties working to improve quality of life: Doug Hill

There are countless ways that Pennsylvania residents interact with their county governments every day, probably without even realizing it — everything from services for those with mental … more

Is the United States divided and thriving, split yet splendid?: James Miller

The word “decadence” is bandied about often these days, and with just cause. It is well accepted that we live in decadent times. Those on the left fret about income inequality, as it, … more

Newspapers would be threatened by tariff; speak to your representative: Mark Cohen

The viability of local newspapers, including the one that you are reading now, is being challenged by the proposed newspaper tariff on the import of uncoated groundwood paper from Canada — the … more

Time for a system change: Empower Pennsylvanians in poverty through work: Elizabeth Stelle

How do you end generational poverty? In Pennsylvania, this question isn’t just central to the well-being of tens of thousands of families, it’s also key to restoring Rust Belt … more

Nuclear industry provides diversity, reliability in Pennsylvania's energy portfolio: Ryan Aument

The energy industry is one of the most important sectors of Pennsylvania’s economy, and it is critical that we do all that we can to ensure a diverse set of highly reliable energy sources in … more

President Trump needs to move from politics to economy, infrastructure: Paul Heise

Donald Trump has been with us as president for a year. That is enough time for us to take the measure of the man we put in charge of our politics. Up to this point it has been all politics and … more
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